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Director(s): 
Sylvie GILMAN & Thierry VINCENT de LESTRADE

While life expectancy is increasing in Western countries, cases of diabetes, hypertension, obesity and cancer are increasing, and the use of medication has exploded.Does this mean that in order to live to a ripe age we are condemned to swallow more and more drugs? What if there was another way? For (…)

The film is dealing with the pathomorphology and mechanisms of ruptura of oesogastric varices, the diagnostic and therapeutic value of endoscopy, the technique of placement of the intrahepatic shunt via the transjugular route. The step-by -step medicosurgical approach of a patient presenting varice (…)

The role of the potassic channels on the level of the cellular membrane constitutes the first part of the video. Then, the mechanism of action of these new molecules, called "potassic activators" is illustrated. Finally, the video ends with the explanation of the use of these drugs by the treatment (…)